September is Healthy Aging Month
AWARENESS WEEKS THIS MONTH:
September 5-11, 2021 Suicide Prevention Week (World)
September 12-18, 2021 Folic Acid Awareness Week
September 20-26, 2021 Balance Awareness Week 19-25, Falls Prevention Awareness Week, Fungal Disease Awareness Week, Rehabilitation Awareness Week
AWARENESS DAYS THIS MONTH:
September 4, 2021 Sexual Health Day (world)
September 5, 2021 Sci Day
September 7, 2021 Duchenne Awareness Day (world)
September 10, 2021 Suicide Prevention Day
September 13, 2021 Celiac Disease Awareness Day, Sepsis Day (world)
September 15, 2021 School Backpack Awareness Day
September 18, 2021 HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
September 21, 2021 Alzheimer's Day (world), Get Ready for Flu Day
September 24, 2021 Usher Syndrome Awareness Day, Sport Purple for Platelets Day
September 25, 2021 Lung Day (world)
September 26, 2021 Mesothelioma Awareness Day
September 28, 2021 Rabies Day (world)
September 29, 2021 Women's Health and Fitness Day, Heart Day (world)
Note: There could be errors in data/typing. We try to verify & post the most accurate information we can. When in doubt or question, always verify information for yourself with reputable sites.
If you have ideas for other support groups or would be interested in attending, contact us on our contact page! (stroke, amputee, caregiver, etc.)
Dignity Memorial: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/about-dignity-memorial/supporting-our-communities/comforting-those-who-grieve Check out their LIFT program for widows and widowers
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center:https://marybird.org/services/survivorship/
Baton Rouge General:https://www.brgeneral.org/patients-visitors/support-groups/
Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital:https://www.brrehab.com/site306.php
Francois Bend & Life Source Hospice Caretaker Support Group First Monday of each month 6:00-7:00p http://business.ascensionchamber.com/events/details/support-group-11-08-2019-2259
Garden View Assisted Living: Caregiver Support Group & Grief Support Grouphttp://gardenview.org/
Anna's Grace with (Ainsley's Angels)https://www.facebook.com/AnnasGraceCares/
Helpful / Interesting Links
https://www.dignitymemorial.com/about-dignity-memorial/supporting-our-communities/comforting-those-who-grieve Check out their LIFT program for widows and widowers
https://www.facebook.com/skidawgs/ Check out David and his Adaptive Skiing Program on Facebook!
http://www.mswheelchairamerica.org/ Check out our own local Social Worker, Karen Roy, as Ms Wheelchair America 2019!
https://www.vettix.org/ For Vets Check out this resource for veterans and their families. Free tickets to concerts, games and more! Also on Facebook!
http://cameronsshoes.org/-local Non-Profit started by a PA to distribute shoes to kids in Cali, Columbia
http://www.mclindonfamilyfoundation.org/ For special needs children to get free custom bikes! Your PT can refer.
http://www.vetaffairs.la.gov/ For Vets
http://www.nonvacare.va.gov/ For Vets
http://www.jar4change.org/ To help young Joey raise money for the sick babies at Woman's Hospital
http://www.buyveteran.com/ To help you locate local veteran owned businesses
http://www.amputee-coalition.org/ For amputee support
https://www.facebook.com/womenwineandconnections/ -Making connections and supporting the community. This charity helps support our local Food Bank and Iris support for Domestic Violence. It keeps your donations local!